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Professor Armando Apan

Professor Armando Apan
Name Armando Apan
Position Professor (Geographic Systems)
Section School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Office Z451
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1386
Extension 1386
Email
Qualifications BSc Phillipines , MSc Asian IT , PhD Monash
Languages Tagalog (non accredited translator)
Homepage https://eportfolio.usq.edu.au/user/view.php?id=12542
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Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Geospatial Information Systems ( 090903 )
  • Environmental Science and Management ( 050200 )
  • Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing ( 090905 )

Research interests
Remote sensing and GIS to observe terrestrial ecosystems and their responses to environmental / climate change
Detection and mapping of crop / vegetation stress using hyperspectral and multispectral imagery
Vegetation and habitat mapping; biodiversity assessment using geospatial technologies
Flood mapping and monitoring
Land use/cover change analysis using GIS and imagery
Crop area mapping in support of regional commodity forecasting

Professional memberships
Fellow, Surveying and Spatial Science Institute (Australia)

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Agriculture and the Environment (IAgE)
  • International Centre for Applied Climate Sciences (ICACS)

Currently teaching courses/programs
GIS3405 Remote Sensing and Image Processing
GIS1402 Geographic Information Systems
GIS3405 Spatial Analysis and Modelling
ENG4111 / 2 Research Project
GIS3404 Geographic Data Visualisation



Publications in ePrints

Dayal, Kavina S. and Deo, Ravinesh C. and Apan, Armando A. (2020) Development of copula statistical drought prediction model using the Standardized Precipitation-Evapotranspiration Index. In: Handbook of probabilistic models. Elsevier (Butterworth-Heinemann), Oxford, United Kingdom, pp. 141-178. ISBN 978-0-12-816514-0

Kath, Jarrod and Le Brocque, Andrew and Reardon-Smith, Kathryn and Apan, Armando (2019) Remotely sensed agricultural grassland productivity responses to land use and hydro-climatic drivers under extreme drought and rainfall. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 268. pp. 11-22. ISSN 0168-1923

Dayal, Kavina S. and Deo, Ravinesh C. and Apan, Armando A. (2018) Investigating drought duration-severity-intensity characteristics using the Standardized Precipitation-Evapotranspiration Index: case studies in drought-prone Southeast Queensland. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 23 (1). 05017029. ISSN 1084-0699

Haerani, Haerani and Apan, Armando and Basnet, Badri (2018) Mapping of peanut crops in Queensland, Australia using time-series PROBA-V 100-m normalized difference vegetation index imagery. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 12 (3 - Article 036005).

Dayal, Kavina S. and Deo, Ravinesh C. and Apan, Armando A. (2018) Spatio-temporal drought risk mapping approach and its application in the drought-prone region of south-east Queensland, Australia. Natural Hazards. ISSN 0921-030X

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